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can you take 6 loratadine a day

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
It may make u Drowsy: The full adult dose of Loratadine in other parts of the world is 20 mg. This amount caused a 12-14% drowsiness rate. The 10 mg dose was tested in the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No, but why take it?: You won't die if you take 5 or 6 Loratadine tablets (50-60 mg) but this antihistamine that doesn't cause sedation at the usual dose of 10 mg may make ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Claritin (loratadine): Yes you can take Claritin (loratadine) in the morning and twelve hours later if the need arises.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not recommended: Taking more than the recommended Claritin (loratadine) dose can result in increased incidence of its side effects. If you have allergy symptoms despit ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Claritin (loratadine): Claritin (loratadine) or loratidine is an antihistamine and is used to treat allergies, allergic rhinitis and chronic idiopathic urticaria. The fda-r ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Recommended dose: The recommended dose is once a day. It is best to see a doctor if usual recommended doses are not helping. Often something different is required. Incr ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sometimes: While the usual dose of Claritin (loratadine) is 10 mg once a day, there are circumstances where allergists may use higher doses to treat persistent h ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manav Singla
23 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends.: Some people will tolerate if fine with no problem. Some people may get sleepy from it. The problem with getting sleepy is that it can impair your ju ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It depends: There are two different doses of Claritin (loratadine) d - a twelve hour dose and a twenty four hour dose. Obviously, the 12 hour dose is recommended ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds ok, but...: Some people try 2 loratadine (Claritin) per day because 1 per day did not help. The recommended dose is 1 per day, for use as an allergy medication. S ... Read More

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